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Colleges / Coastal Carolina University

Coastal Carolina University

Conway, SC 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate79%
Acceptance Rate79%

About Coastal Carolina University

Coastal Carolina University is a public, state institution in the suburb of Conway, South Carolina. Coastal Carolina University was founded in 1954. The college currently enrolls around 10,473 students a year, including 9,790 undergrads.

Coastal Carolina University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Coastal Carolina University. In 2022, Coastal Carolina University accepted 79% of applicants. Out of 15,481 applications received in 2022, 12,251 students were offered admission.

Coastal Carolina University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 79%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 29%

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Coastal Carolina University is locatedin the town of Conway, South Carolina,.

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College Info

PO Box 261954 Conway, SC 29528-6054

Campus Setting: Suburban

Coastal Carolina University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Coastal Carolina University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Coastal Carolina University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Coastal Carolina University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1030 - 1170


Math SAT Range

510 - 590


Reading SAT Range

520 - 600

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1170 and Above


1030 to 1170


1030 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Coastal Carolina University students is 1109. Applicants with SAT scores of 1170 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Coastal Carolina University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1030 to 1170 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1030 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Coastal Carolina University.

Coastal Carolina University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Coastal Carolina University is like? There are approximately 10,473 students enrolled at Coastal Carolina University, including 9,790 undergraduate students and 683 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 47% percent are from SC and 53% percent of students are from other states.


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